It dawned on me the other day that the end of this year will mark the 5th anniversary of the very first day I started exercising. And it was one … Continue Reading 6 Pearls Of Wisdom From 3 Years Of PROPER Training
Ask most people what disconnecting really means and they’ll tell you their idea of disconnecting is sitting on the couch watching a film, or doing their normal nightly routine with … Continue Reading What disconnecting REALLY means (A Camping Tale)
Type ‘what does the devil look like?’ into google in 2017 and half the results will be pictures of chairs and sofas. What happened to the man in red with … Continue Reading Avoid Anterior Pelvic Tilt By Stretching Your Hips Properly!
Grease The Groove is the immensely popular training approach popularised by the Russian Kettle bell guru and army fitness instructor, Pavel Tsatsouline. Those in calisthenics circles will probably know, but … Continue Reading Results of my ‘Grease the Groove’ experiment with the Back Lever
The shoulder joint is notorious for being one of the most complex in the body. Basic study/knowledge of anatomy will tell you just how much movement is available at the … Continue Reading ANOTHER move for healthier shoulders
Injuries are a strange beast within the realm of fitness. Some tell you it’s a mere matter of time until they strike; it’s not if, but when. If you push … Continue Reading Tips on dealing with injuries or suspected injuries
A deadlift to the exercise kingdom is like the blue whale to the animal kingdom; biggest, heaviest and most intimidating. With notoriety comes myths, legends, hearsay and folklore. In this post … Continue Reading DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS
Nervous anticipation is a strange feeling; how will it go? What will happen? Are my fears justified? I realise this sounds eerily like a recovering addict’s exposure to their former … Continue Reading Having my first coffee in over 3 months
YouTube fitness is absolutely massive. As I type, ‘Six Pack Shortcuts’ has 3.9 million subscribers at present. They are by far the biggest fitness YouTube channel around. Although they’ve actually lost a … Continue Reading Must see fitness YouTube channels
I have a fair portion of experience with intermittent fasting. I’ve written about intermittent fasting before. Most of you know there are a plethora of ways to structure an IF … Continue Reading 20 hours fasted – torture or liberating?
‘Use it or lose it’ is an age old phrase – usually associated with sex. If you’re not using it, you’ll lose it. That’s it. Done. No more sex for … Continue Reading Use it or lose it?
Fitness is a sea of concepts. I’d go as far saying there’s too many. Just as someone is familiarising themselves with one style, the novelty wanes and they read a … Continue Reading A training concept that’s actually worth something!
Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova being ‘popped’ for using a banned substance is one of the biggest drug scandal stories in recent months. Although, as always, just because something isn’t … Continue Reading Maria Sharapova: A cheater or simply fighting fire with fire?
I hope I’ve proved by now how willing I am to be a guinea pig for experiments. I’ll trial anything, if even for the sake of knowledge that I can … Continue Reading Carbs and fat gain: What 2 years of experimentation taught me
I’m not too up to speed on the bodybuilding social media circle, alas. But, a friend recently told me about Ronnie Coleman’s back surgery and how he’s now confined to … Continue Reading Ronnie Coleman unable to walk after ANOTHER back surgery
‘Dying for a 6 pack’ is the title of a recent documentary from the UK highlighting the agonising desire the majority of young men have trying to be part of … Continue Reading ‘Dying for a 6 pack’ – why the shock?